I’m a design researcher and strategist.

I make sense of fuzzy human stuff to build better interactions, services and systems.

 
 
 
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I’m originally from Melbourne, have spent the last four years in Toronto, and am now completing my Masters in Design at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

I delight in:

  • understanding people, from broad patterns to deep details.

  • making sense of ambiguity, visualizing messy concepts, and translating fuzzy insights.

  • facilitating generative workshops and empowering people to design for themselves.

  • prototyping, mocking up, making real, and trying stuff.

Before making my way to design I completed a double degree in bioethics & genetics, worked as a sexual health & relationships educator in Melbourne, and ran an educational maker space in Toronto.

Ultimately, the goal of my work as a human-centered designer is to shape our digital, physical and invisible environments to promote human flourishing.

Skills + specialties: empathic listening and in-depth interviewing, exploratory and evaluative research, participatory methods, concept development, experiential futuring, workshop design + facilitation, human-centered design, user insights, project management and leadership, creative direction, public speaking, and visual storytelling.